Acceptable prefix sizes for Windows Vista/7

Gert Doering gert at
Thu Feb 17 11:22:33 CET 2011


On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 11:16:18PM -0600, Frank Bulk wrote:
> Does Windows possibly have a requirement that the advertised prefix only be
> a /64 in order for SLAAC to work?

I seem to remember that SLAAC is only *defined* for /64.

(On Linux, you get a kernel message to that extent if a RA is received
that has a non-/64-prefix in it).

Gert Doering
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did you enable IPv6 on something today...?

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